3 Myths About Teaching

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Before I share this awesome infographic put together by busyteacher.org, I want to apologize if you received my last post, 4 Simple Teacher Hacks to Be More Productive, twice in your email inbox, or not at all. I am in the process of changing email providers so there may be a few hiccups along the way. If you have any problems with your email subscription PLEASE let me know. Thank you so much for following!!! … [Read more...]

4 Simple Teacher Hacks to Be More Productive

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Recently, Steph and I have decided to take on the huge task of writing a new eBook for Strong Figure called the Total Health and Fitness Makeover. Huge task is an understatement. Pouring through studies, reading peer-reviewed journals, conducting interviews, translating a bunch of sciency stuff into a language people understand...this book has been WAY more demanding and WAY more time consuming than we could have ever imagined. Despite the HUGE project, my teaching has not missed a beat. I am … [Read more...]

North Carolina Should Be Ashamed

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Last week Stephanie sent me a very interesting map called, The United States of Shame.  And a few states stood out to me: Virginia, of course; Washington, which was a little disturbing; Utah was strange and surprising; and for whatever reason, the fact North Carolina had the lowest teacher salaries, caught my attention. Obviously being a teacher played into me noticing North Carolina among the shame of arson, gonorrhea, and what exactly does weakest government influence mean?  But more … [Read more...]